The Brookdale Hospital & Medical Center

  • DENTIST

    Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
    Posted Date 8 months ago(10/18/2018 9:28 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-4824
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    B0610-4115-DENTISTRY
    Facility
    The Brookdale Hospital Medical Center
    Shift
    Day
    Type
    Part-Time
  • Overview

    Diagnose and treat problem with a patient’s teeth, gums, and related parts of the mouth. Provide advice and instruction on taking care of teeth and gums and on diet choices that affect oral health.

    Responsibilities

    • Evaluate the current health and condition of their patient’s teeth to determine diagnosis of dental condition, if any
    • Inform patients on how to prevent dental problems and keep their teeth and mouth as healthy as possible
    • Complete treatment on affected gums, decayed and fractured teeth, and perform tooth removal for cases where there are high levels of decay
    • Consider treatment methods and explain the options with the patient to determine which works best for them based on their situation
    • Keep all equipment functional and clean
    • Maintain dental files for all patients
    • Monitor and evaluate any x-ray images for any part of the patient’s oral cavity
    • Refer patients to orthodontists or other dental specialist for more advanced procedures and care.
    • Performs other tasks as requested.

    Qualifications

    Education:

    • Graduate of accredited dental program.  Degrees may include the DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) or DMD (Doctor of Dental Medicine).

    Experience:

    • No experience in practice but must have completed residency programs.  Prefer at least one (1) year experience in health care facility dental practice or private practice.

    Knowledge and Skills:

    • Good customer service skills.

    Licenses, Certifications:

    • Must have passed the National Board Dental Examination and meet license requirements to practice in NY State. 

    Physical Requirements:

    • Position requires prolonged periods of standing, reaching, walking throughout the working day. 
    • Position will be required to stoops, bends, lifts, carry items weighing up to 25 pounds.

     

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of The Brookdale Hospital Medical Center.

     

    BHMC is an equal opportunity employer, it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, military status, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability or handicap or other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

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